FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 1, 2017.
Date: March 7, 2017 Posted by: Sue Wicks
Over 270 students competed in the first round of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships on the 2 March. This is a new record for Term One.
The enjoyment, application and enthusiasm of our team was easily recognisable at the tournament. We are proud of the good sportsmanship shown by our team members whether they win or lose.
Highlights are listed below:
Primary A Grade (13 teams with 49 players)
Second TAS WRJ Bosel: Jackson Bosel, Ethan Lewis, Marcus Carruthers and Andrew Robertson
Third TAS WRJ Lane: Angus Lane, William Bennetts, Vinuka Gamage and Kano Thomson
Second Place Jackson Bosel
Primary B Grade (20 teams with 74 players)
Second TAS WRJ Chen: James Nguyen, Myuri Gopalapillai, Joanna Chen and Ruth Ecube
Third TAS WRJ Collard: Jack O’Neill, Fredy Collard, Georgia Clague and Isabella Bosel
First Place James Nguyen
Primary C Grade (14 Teams with 52 players)
First Place TAS WRJ Swanston: Thomas Hayward, Rauri Swanston, Archie Reid and Matilda Hancock
Second Place TAS KBJ Galea: Rhys Stevens, Jon Galea, Gerrit Krynan and Valentina Oberdan
First Place Rhys Stevens
Fourth Place Thomas Hayward
Secondary Open (27 teams with 98 players)
Fifth Place TAS Robertson: Lam Nguyen, Bea Ecube, Aiden Matthews and Matthew Roberstson
Fourth Place Paris Lam Nguyen